Is Russia Fascist or Stalinist?

How can we describe Putinism? Is it closer to far-right totalitarianisms like fascism/Nazism, or to far-left systems like Stalinism? What is the nature of Russian imperialism? Is Stalinism’s heritage still alive? Listen to UkraineWorld’s “Explaining Ukraine” podcast. Hosts: Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor at, and Tetyana Ogarkova, Ukrainian scholar and journalist who is in charge of international outreach at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre. The “Explaining Ukraine” podcast is a product by and Internews Ukraine.